Slave Ship Henrietta Marie, 1700

Source

Drawings by Bill Muir and Frank Besse, in Madeline Burnside (ed.), A Slave Ship Speaks: The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie (Key West, Florida: The Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society, 1995).

Description

Artists' reconstruction of cross section of hold: top, H. M. converted to carry Africans on the middle passage; bottom, H. M. converted to carry cargo. The Henrietta Marie transported about 200 slaves from the Bight of Biafra to Jamaica.

Creator

Muir, Bill and Frank Besse

Date Created

1700

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

F013
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